AdPR is honored to welcome the following new members to our Executive Advisory Council. The Council is a diverse group of leading communications professionals committed to supporting the vision of the Department of Advertising & Public Relations, and assist the department with activities that align with the most current industry drivers in both the commercial and public sectors worldwide.
Chowning Johnson, Senior Vice President at Dodge Communications, is a leading strategic advisor to companies that range from new market entrants to early IPOs as well as multinational companies building out healthcare verticals. Her passion in communications, positioning and business growth has spurred the department she oversees to break into new healthcare categories, carving out additional areas of expertise for Dodge, as well as elevating Dodge clients to the national and business media stage.
During her career, Johnson has successfully ushered numerous companies to their ultimate goal of acquisition through thoughtful, fine-tuned strategic communications programs, branding and messaging initiatives, and lead generation campaigns that align with overarching business goals.
Natali Johnson works as a Marketing Director, supporting TNT and TBS networks, at Turner. Natali joined the company in 2007 as a research analyst for TNT, TBS and TCM marketing initiatives. Natali has played an integral role in the development and direction of marketing campaigns for some of the networks’ most successful series, including The Last Ship, Rizzoli & Isles, Wrecked and Conan. The campaigns included traditional advertising tactics, as well as social, mobile and digital strategies. Natali has also forged multi-tiered partnerships with various events/festivals that helped build audience engagement within tastemaker communities.
Natali is a proud alumni of the University of Georgia, where she graduated with dual degrees in Telecommunication Arts and Political Science. She was highly active within the Honors program and participated as a student judge in the George Foster Peabody Awards program. Upon graduating,, Natali held account and marketing positions at Cox Media and Lloyds of London.